Kelly Clarkson secured herself a small win in courtroom on Friday. The multi-hyphenate was awarded the keys to her ranch in Montana amid her divorce from Brandon Blackstock.

New courtroom data obtained by Fox News present {that a} Los Angeles Superior Court choose opposed Blackstock’s earlier petition that the property in query was “marital property.”

According to the submitting, dated Oct. 1, a choose dominated that “the Montana ranch and the other two Montana properties are not titled in both of the Parties’ names either as joint tenants with right of survivorship or as tenants by the entireties, as required under the PMA to create marital property. The court therefore rejects Respondent’s position that the Montana ranch and other Montana properties are marital property owned 50/50 by the Parties.”

Multiple shops report that Blackstock, 44, has been residing within the Montana ranch amid his divorce from the TV persona and singer. A rep for Blackstock didn’t instantly return Fox News’ request for remark.


Clarkson filed for divorce in June of 2020, citing “irreconcilable differences” after roughly seven years of marriage to Blackstock. The couple share daughter River Rose, 7, and son Remington Alexander, 5. 

Kelly Clarkson gets to keep her Montana ranch amid her divorce from Brandon Blackstock, a judge ruled on Friday.

Kelly Clarkson will get to maintain her Montana ranch amid her divorce from Brandon Blackstock, a choose dominated on Friday.
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Right off the bat, Clarkson was ordered to pay Blackstock $150,000 every month in spousal help. On prime of that, Clarkson has to pay $45,601 every month to Blackstock for little one help, in line with People journal.  

The “Since You’ve Been Gone” singer has additionally been ordered to pay $1.25 million in authorized charges for Blackstock. 


However, the prenup between Clarkson and Blackstock did maintain up in courtroom. Blackstock initially had contested the doc. 

The prenuptial settlement break up their property and earnings derived through the marriage. Blackstock, who was beforehand Clarkson’s supervisor, had argued that he ought to obtain half of something collected through the marriage, together with Clarkson’s earnings. 

Kelly Clarkson filed for divorce from Brandon Blackstock in June 2020.

Kelly Clarkson filed for divorce from Brandon Blackstock in June 2020.
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On prime of the divorce, Clarkson and Blackstock have been locked in a separate courtroom battle over cash. “The Voice” choose’s administration firm, Starstruck Management Group, sued her over unpaid commissions. Blackstock’s father, Narvel Blackstock, runs Starstruck.

“She was the high-income earner with a wildly successful talk show, and is the star of another hit show ‘The Voice.’ Brandon was extremely jealous of it and made her know it.” 

Clarkson married Blackstock in 2013. The two met at a rehearsal for the Academy of Country Music Awards in 2006. Clarkson was available to sing a duet of “What Hurts the Most” with Rascal Flatts. Blackstock was the group’s tour supervisor on the time. 

Fox News’ Lauryn Overhultz contributed to this report.